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Re: budget box to run FC5?



Steven Stern [subscribed-lists sterndata com] wrote:
> Peter Horst wrote:
> > I'm looking for a cheap new computer from which to run a small website. 
> > Has anyone had good luck running FC5 on a cheapo computer?  By cheap I
> > mean < $500. I'm in the Chicago area, if that makes any difference.
> > 
> > Thanks!
> > 
> 
> I bought an emachines box at Circuit City. It was $599, with an 80GB
> drive and 1GB memory. After rebates, it came to about $500.  Check
> today's paper for Best Buy and Circuit City.  It's not the fastest CPU
> and isn't hyperthreaded, but it makes an excellent web and mail server.
> 
> -- 
> 
>   Steve
> 
Or maybe a "bare bones" system will work for you.  You can buy
additional parts as needed.  You should be able to do much better than
$500.  For example: ibexpc.com or mwave.com (I've done business with
the latter, not the former).

	T.


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